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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 04:13 CST Feb. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon CST today...

* timing... snow will gradually taper off through the morning.

* Accumulations... additional accumulations around an inch are
possible.

* Wind and visibility... north winds of 20 to 30 mph, with
occasional gusts to 35 mph, will be common today. Expect areas
of low visibility, especially while snow is falling.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous... and visibilities will be limited further due to
strong winds blowing snow around. Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water
in your vehicle in case of an emergency.




Public Information Statement
Issued: 05:55 CST Feb. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Highest overnight wind gusts...

Strong winds will continue throughout the day, creating
areas of blowing and drifting snow across northwest Iowa
and surrouding areas.

Location speed time/date
Storm Lake Airport 47 mph 0215 am 02/24
Spencer Municipal Airport 43 mph 0253 am 02/24
Ida Grove 42 mph 0600 PM 02/23
2 NE Sibley 42 mph 0620 PM 02/23
1 ENE Rushmore 41 mph 1045 PM 02/23
Le Mars Airport 41 mph 0715 PM 02/23
3 S Hendricks 40 mph 0250 am 02/24
Flandreau 40 mph 0220 am 02/24
1 WNW Lake Benton 40 mph 1101 PM 02/23
Madison Airport 39 mph 0235 am 02/24
Worthington Airport 39 mph 1108 PM 02/23
Beaver Creek 39 mph 0345 am 02/24
2 W Dovray 39 mph 0520 am 02/24
Slayton Municipal Airport 38 mph 0415 am 02/24
Sioux Gateway Airport 37 mph 0422 am 02/24
1 WSW Orange City 37 mph 0500 am 02/24
3 se Lakefield 37 mph 0650 PM 02/23
Sioux Falls Airport 37 mph 0417 am 02/24
2 W Arco 36 mph 1020 PM 02/23
Cherokee Municipal Airport 36 mph 1155 PM 02/23
1 ENE Tea 36 mph 0435 am 02/24
Sioux Falls landfill 36 mph 1020 PM 02/23
Tracy Airport 36 mph 0433 am 02/24
Moville 35 mph 0410 am 02/24
Pipestone Airport 35 mph 0214 am 02/24
Windom Muni Airport 35 mph 0414 am 02/24
4 ENE Jeffers 35 mph 0420 am 02/24
Baltic 35 mph 0420 am 02/24
Jackson Airport 35 mph 0355 am 02/24
Huron Regional Airport 35 mph 0446 am 02/24

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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